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Top Poetry Picks: Part 2 #nationalpoetryday

Top Poetry Picks: Part 2 #nationalpoetryday

 
Get inspired for National Poetry Day with these rhyming recommendations:
 

Here Come the Superheroes by Neal Zetter & Chris White

This comic book style collection features raps and rhymes all about superheroes (plus a few of their evil adversaries).

 
Falling Out of the Sky: Poems About Myths and Monsters by Rachel Piercey & Emma Wright

A treasury of poems which retell classic myths, legends and fairytales from across the world – with a funny twist!
Hansel and Gretel’s witch takes us behind the scenes of the construction of her gingerbread cottage, and Medusa explains how the snakes on her head rule out a lot of options in everyday life wearing a hat…

 
Poetry by Heart by Liz Attenborough & Andrew Motion

This book begins with poems that are short and easy to learn, and ends with a selection of longer classics which once learnt, will last a lifetime

 
All the Wild Wonders: Poems of our Earth by Wendy Cooling & Piet Grobler

Poems celebrating our planet that will also make you think.
Why are trees so important? What can we do about rubbish? What can we do to protect our Earth for the future?

 
The Oxford Book of Children’s Poetry by Michael Harrison & Christopher Stuart-Clark

This amazing collection features a wonderful range of classic and modern poems, enhanced with pictures from your favourite illustrators.

 
 

 
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